Episode 176

Women in the Workforce

May 15, 2018

Our friends at Freshbooks Cloud Accounting provided us with an exclusive special report that they’ve conducted about the shift in the American workforce toward self-employment and women’s place within the entrepreneurial workforce. Some of these findings got us excited and some of them got us really riled up, so today we’re digging in and sharing it all with you!

Episode Transcript
"If you got higher education, the next step is not simply to get another job, the next step can be whatever you want it to be."
- Emily Thompson

Discussed in this Episode

  • What higher education means for creative entrepreneurship
  • Autonomy as motivation
  • Stronger work/life balance
  • Expecting to work harder when working independently
  • How working for yourself makes you think differently about retirement
  • The growing number of women entrepreneurs
  • Motherhood and self-employment

Resources Mentioned

Hosts + Guests

Emily Thompson
Emily Thompson


Almanac Supply Co

Kathleen Shannon
Kathleen Shannon


Braid Creative